Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

John Innes

John Innes
Position: Wildlife Ecologist
Team: Ecosystems & Conservation
Location: Hamilton
Private Bag 3127
Hamilton 3240

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Massey
    MSc Zoology
    1977
  • Massey
    BSc Zoology
    1975

Publications

Publications

  • Fitzgerald N, Innes J, Mason NWH 2019. Pest mammal eradication leads to landscape-scale spillover of tūī (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae) from a New Zealand mainland biodiversity sanctuary. Notornis 66(4): 181-191. (Journal Article, 2019)
  • Woolley CK, Hartley S, Hitchmough RA, Innes JG, van Heezik Y, Wilson DJ, Nelson NJ. 2019. Reviewing the past, present and potential lizard faunas of New Zealand cities. Landscape and Urban Planning 192: 103647. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.103647 (Journal Article, 2019)
  • Bombaci S, Flaherty V, Kelly D, Innes J, Pejchar L. Excluding predators catalyzes seed dispersal in fenced 'mainland island' sanctuaries. Nature. (Journal Article, 2019)
  • Morgan DKJ, Innes JG, Waas JR 2019. Australian magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen Latham, 1802). IN PRESS. In Downs CT, Hart LA (eds) Global trends and impacts of alien invasive birds. CABI, Wallingford, UK. (Book Chapter, 2019)
  • Innes J, Fitzgerald N, Binny R, Byrom A, Pech R, Watts C, Gillies C, Maitland M, Campbell-Hunt C, Burns B 2019. New Zealand ecosanctuaries: types, attributes and outcomes. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 49: 370-393. (Journal Article, 2019)
  • Farnworth B, Meitern R, Innes J, Waas J 2019. Increasing predation risk with light reduces speed, exploration and visit duration of invasive ship rats. Scientific Reports 9: 3739. (Journal Article, 2019)
  • Walker S, Monks A, Innes JG 2019. Thermal squeeze will exacerbate declines in New Zealand’s endemic forest birds. Biological Conservation 237: 166-174. https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1ZMcZ1R~eAu1d (Journal Article, 2019)
  • Bombaci S, Pejchar L, Innes J 2018. Fenced sanctuaries deliver conservation benefits for common and globally threatened native island birds in New Zealand. Ecosphere 9(11): e02497. (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Innes J, Kelly C, Fitzgerald N, Warnock M, Waas J. Detection of wild house mice and other small mammals up trees and on the ground in New Zealand native forest. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 45(3): 227-237. (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Bridgman L, Innes J, Gillies C, Fitzgerald N, Rohan M, King C. Interactions between ship rats and mice at Pureora Forest Park. New Zealand Journal of Zoology. (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Innes J, Fitzgerald N 2016. Potential bird-related research in the Cape-to-City Project, Hawkes Bay. Landcare Research Contract Report ; LC2618. Landcare Research. 16 p. http://capetocity.co.nz/assets/Reports/UR-Innes-and-Fitzgerald-Possible-bird-related...-2016.pdf (Report, 2016)
  • Innes J, King C, Bartlam S, Forrester G, Howitt R 2015. Predator control improves nesting success in Waikato forest fragments. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 39(2): 245-253. http://newzealandecology.org/nzje/3219 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Innes J, Burns B, Sanders A, Hayward MW 2015. The impact of private of sanctuary networks on reintroduction programs. In: Armstrong DP, Hayward MW, Moro D, Seddon PJ ed. Advances in reintroduction biology of Australian and New Zealand fauna. Clayton South, Australia, CSIRO Publishing. Pp. 185-199. (Book Section, 2015)
  • Russell JC, Innes JG, Brown PH, Byrom AE 2015. Predator-free New Zealand: conservation country. BioScience 65(5): 520-525. http://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biv012 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Innes J, Molles LE, Speed H 2013. Translocations of North Island kokako, 1981-2011. Notornis 60(1): 107-114. http://notornis.osnz.org.nz/system/files/Innes%20et%20al.%202013.pdf (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Innes J 2013. North Island kōkako. New Zealand Birds Online. http://www.nzbirdsonline.org.nz/species/north-island-kokako (Web Page, 2013)
  • Innes J, Lee W, Burns B, Campbell-Hunt C, Watts C, Phipps H, Stephens T 2012. Role of predator-proof fences in New Zealand biodiversity restoration: response to Scofield et al. (2011). New Zealand Journal of Ecology 36(2): 232-238. http://www.newzealandecology.org/nzje/3035 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Innes J, Kelly D, Overton JM, Gillies C 2010. Predation and other factors currently limiting New Zealand forest birds. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 34(1): 86-114. http://www.newzealandecology.org/nzje/new_issues/NZJEcol34_1_86.pdf (Journal Article, 2010)
  • Gsell A, Innes J, de Monchy P, Brunton D 2010. The success of using trained dogs to locate sparse rodents in pest-free sanctuaries. Wildlife research 37(1): 39-46. http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/WR09117 (Journal Article, 2010)

Memberships

Memberships

  • Kākāpō Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee
  • Honorary Lecturer, University of Waikato
  • Honorary Research Fellow, University of Otago
  • Member, North Island Kōkako Specialist Group
  • Invited Member, Maungatautari Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel, Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust
  • Trustee, Predator-Free Hamilton
  • Member, Takahē Recovery Group

Skills

Skills

  • Birds: Magpie effects on other birds
  • Birds: Predator impacts on native birds
  • Birds: Tui in urban and rural habitats.
  • Rats: Ship rats
  • Threatened species recovery planning
  • National sanctuaries and asociated pest control regimes